July 23, 2018 Press Release

Unity Bank has been commended for championing environmental sustainability initiatives aimed at reducing the impact of climate change.

A renowned Environmentalist and Chairman of Lekki Urban Forest and Animal Shelter Initiative, Mr. Desmond Majekodumi, made the commendation over the weekend at the advocacy forum to observe the annual ‘Earth Hour’ Day – an initiative of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) aimed at mobilizing global support for climate action. 

Addressing stakeholders at the event, Majekodumi stated: “the Earth is still the only planet that has been proven to support life but with the threats posed by climate change, our attitude to environment has to change to preserve life support systems”.

In its commitment to environmental sustainability, Unity Bank hosted Earth Hour event to draw participation of all stakeholders to join the global movement against environmental degradation.

The event which took place at the Unity Bank Head Office in Victoria Island, Lagos was climaxed by observance of the symbolic switching off of all non essential lights at the iconic Head office Towers of the Bank between 8:30pm to 9:30pm.

The Hosting of Earth Hour is a collaborative initiative of Unity Bank, Connected Development (CODE) and WWF, World Wide Fund for Nature.

Unity Bank also used the event to announce its sustainable Agriculture initiative to align with ‘The Good Growth Plan’ targeted at Farmers and the entire Agric value chain.

Unity Bank Plc has integrated eco-friendly initiatives in its operations and businesses to entrench sustainability principles and reduce the impact of carbon emissions in communities in which it operate.